Research staff: Dr. Stefan Simis

Stefan Simis

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place
The Hoe
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1752 633100 (switchboard)
Tel: +44 (0) 1752 633443 (office)
Fax: +44 (0) 1752 633101

Research interests

Remote sensing of inland water quality, phytoplankton ecology, primary productivity, passive reflectance spectroscopy.

Current projects

NERC GloboLakes: Global Observatory of Lake Responses to Environmental Change
Copernicus INFORM: Improved Monitoring and Forecasting of Ecological status of European INland waters by combining Future earth ObseRvation data and Models
FP7 eartH2Observe: Global Earth observation for Integrated Water Resource Assessment
ESA Extreme Case 2 Waters (ESA ITT SEOM S3-4Sci Ocean Colour).

Recent publications

Groetsch, P. M. M., S. G. H. Simis, M. A. Eleveld, and S. W. M. Peters. 2014. Cyanobacterial bloom detection based on coherence between ferrybox observations. J. Mar. Syst. 140, Part A: 50-58.

Le Tortorec, A. H., P. Hakanen, A. Kremp, J. Olsson, S. Suikkanen, and S. G. H. Simis. 2014. Stimulated bioluminescence as an early indicator of bloom development of the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium ostenfeldii. Journal of Plankton Research 36: 412-423.

Carstensen, J. and others 2013. Approaches and methods for eutrophication target setting in the Baltic Sea region. Baltic Sea Environment Proceedings. HELCOM.

Simis, S. G. H., and J. Olsson. 2013. Unattended processing of shipborne hyperspectral reflectance measurements. Remote Sens. Environ. 135: 202–212.

Lawrenz, E. and others 2013. Predicting the Electron Requirement for Carbon Fixation in Seas and Oceans. PLoS ONE 8: e58137.

Martinez-Vicente, V., S. G. H. Simis, R. Alegre, P. E. Land, and S. B. Groom. 2013. Above-water reflectance for the evaluation of adjacency effects in Earth observation data: initial results and methods comparison for near-coastal waters in the Western Channel, UK. Journal of the European optical society - rapid publications 8.

Simis, S. G. H., Y. Huot, M. Babin, J. Seppälä, and L. Metsamaa. 2012. Optimization of variable fluorescence measurements of phytoplankton communities with cyanobacteria. Photosynthesis Research 112: 13-30.

Simis, S. G. H., and H. M. Kauko. 2012. In vivo mass-specific absorption spectra of phycobilipigments through selective bleaching. Limnol. Oceanogr.: Methods 10: 214-226.

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